Buddha - Antique Khmer Style Seated SE Asia Wood Enlightenment Buddha Statue - 37cm/15"
Buddha - Antique Khmer Style Seated SE Asia Wood Enlightenment Buddha Statue - 37cm/15"
Buddha - Antique Khmer Style Seated SE Asia Wood Enlightenment Buddha Statue - 37cm/15"
Buddha - Antique Khmer Style Seated SE Asia Wood Enlightenment Buddha Statue - 37cm/15"
Buddha - Antique Khmer Style Seated SE Asia Wood Enlightenment Buddha Statue - 37cm/15"
Buddha - Antique Khmer Style Seated SE Asia Wood Enlightenment Buddha Statue - 37cm/15"
Buddha - Antique Khmer Style Seated SE Asia Wood Enlightenment Buddha Statue - 37cm/15"
Buddha - Antique Khmer Style Seated SE Asia Wood Enlightenment Buddha Statue - 37cm/15"

Buddha - Antique Khmer Style Seated SE Asia Wood Enlightenment Buddha Statue - 37cm/15"

Material: Wood

Origin: Cambodia

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  • Antique Khmer Style Seated SE Asia Wood Enlightenment Buddha Statue - 37cm/15"

    Measures (Height) 37cm/15"

    An antique Khmer style seated wood Buddha from Cambodia. The bodies profile is with broad shoulders and slender waist, covered by a Sanghati robe worn diagonally over the left shoulder, and is graced by a heavily pleated flap draped to the navel. The right shoulder is left bare.

    The Buddha features an oval shaped face, with almond shaped downcast eyes. Curved eyebrows meet above a prominent nose, and contoured lips with an exalted expression, appear smiling. The shell like curls of the hair form are surmounted by a lotus flower ushnisha, symbolising his high level of spiritual development. His earlobes are stretched long from a youth spent as a prince wearing heavy gold earrings.

    The Buddha is seated in the Bhumisparsa or 'Calling the Earth to Witness' mudra. With fingers slightly touching the ground this position represents the subduing of Mara (a demon) who bombarded Buddha with demons, monsters, violent storms and the three seductive daughters. Remaining steadfast the Buddha testified to his meritorious past by pointing to the earth and calling the Earth Goddess, Thorani.

    Rising from the ground the Earth Goddess wrings the water from her long black hair. By this action she raises a torrential flood that drowns Mara and his army of demons. This gesture reflects this story symbolizing enlightenment, as well as steadfastness and Buddha's achievement of perfection or nirvana.

    Seated in the half lotus position he has large ushnisha protuberance on top of his head symbolizing his high level of spiritual development. The Buddha has a peaceful countenance with downcast introspective eyes and a firm brow. His earlobes are stretched long from a youth spent as a prince wearing heavy gold earrings.

    The carving is beautiful as you can see in the fine details of the face and hands. Each detail is rendered perfectly. This traditional in appearance piece is sure to add a unique touch to any room of your home or workplace. One of the most recognizable of the Asian deities this representation of the spiritual teacher Buddha is sure to enlighten your home with endlessly timeless style.

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Thanks for our Buddha. He is lovely and has pride of place in the kitchen living area in front of the fire. He looks happy and serene there.

Nigel, Lincoln, UK

I received the Buddha today. Thank you for the quick shipping. It is absolutely beautiful. I love the patina.

James, San Diego, CA, USA

Just wanted to let you know that I am delighted with my purchase and it looks great! I'm on the lookout for a couple more pieces so I am sure we will do business again.

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